Genealogy Tips in Video Shorts

Our expert speakers offer lectures full of tips, tricks, and information to move your research forward. These video shorts are five-minute clips from their lectures to offer a specific insight. 

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Making moonshine was a common activity for many ancestors with Scots-Irish lineage. How do you find the records that reflect some of these activities?

In 1921, a fire in the US Commerce Building damaged the 1890 census records. Learn what eventually happened to the records.

While waiting for the 1950 US Census, review other materials such as periodicals and US Commerce Department reports as background material.

In this video, Dr. Shelley Murphy reminds us the Freedmen's Bureau collection contains records for more than just freedmen.

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